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On this Day in Sports History May 20

On this Day in Sports History May 20

MLB

On this day in 1983, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Steve Carlton moved into second place on the all-time strikeout list with 3,511, passing Walter Johnson.

On this day in 2001, San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds hit a home run for the fourth consecutive at-bat, becoming just the 13th player in major league history to accomplish the feat.

On this day in 2006, Barry Bonds tied Babe Ruth with his 714th career home run.

On this day in 2008, Mike Piazza announced his retirement from baseball.

NBA

On this day in 1991, Chicago Bulls small forward Michael Jordan was named the MVP.

On this day in 2014, the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA Draft Lottery for the third time in four years.

Horse Racing

On this day in 2006, Bernardini won the 131st running of the Preakness Stakes.

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